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What-A-Day: Whataburger celebrates 68th burger birthday

For 68 years, Whataburger has served great food to its customers, one order at a time.

How did this restaurant get its name? Customers at the time needed to hold the burgers with two hands, making this What-A-Burger.

Harmon Dobson started Whataburger with a single roadside stand in Corpus Christi in 1950.

Back then, you could get a burger for just 35 cents and shakes for 15 cents. The original location was a small wooden shack on Ayers Street right across Del Mar College.

Now they have more than 820 restaurants in ten states.

In Corpus Christi, there are 24 locations.

Jeremiah Marshall

Jeremiah Marshall

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